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Richard D. Pergler

Obituary for Richard D. Pergler

February 8, 1927 - May 1, 2018
Rocky River, Ohio | Age 91

Loving Father, PaPa and Friend


Richard D. Pergler, age 91, of Rocky River, Ohio. Beloved husband of the late Bonnie Schwartz Pergler, father of Margaret Pergler, father-in-law of Barbara Simon, cherished PaPa to Nicholas and Katherine. Valedictorian of Euclid Shore High School and proud graduate of Oberlin College. U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Financial Editor of The Cleveland Press. Senior Public Relations Manager at The Adcom Group in Cleveland. Devoted follower of the Cleveland Indians and reader of The New York Times, in print; wordsmith, gardener, traveler, collector of facts and friends who will miss and love him forever. Celebration of Life service at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, May 16, 11am. Memorial gifts may be made to: Urban Community School, 4909 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44102, attention: Tom Gill. Online memorial gifts can be made at Arrangements by Busch Funeral Home (440) 333-9774

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